June 15, 2010 - Tokyo, Japan - A Japanese post-graduate student plays with a robot baby called Noby similar to a nine-month-old human at a laboratory at the Tokyo University, Japan, on June 15, 2010. The robot is 71 centimetres (28 inches) tall and weighs 7.9 kilogrammes (17 pounds), has two cameras and two microphones on its head and is also equipped with some 600 touch sensors in the artificial skin of his body. Noby is designed to simulate the behaviour and development of a real infant in an effort to better understand how humans grow up.

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June 15, 2010 - Tokyo, Japan - A Japanese post-graduate student plays with a robot baby called Noby similar to a nine-month-old human at a laboratory at the Tokyo University, Japan, on June 15, 2010. The robot is 71 centimetres (28 inches) tall and weighs 7.9 kilogrammes (17 pounds), has two cameras and two microphones on its head and is also equipped with some 600 touch sensors in the artificial skin of his body. Noby is designed to simulate the behaviour and development of a real infant in an effort to better understand how humans grow up.

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Photographer: Nippon News
Source: Nippon News
Date 15 Jun 2010
Location: Tokyo Tokyo Prefecture Japan
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